Week Seven Reflections – Paris Photo

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It was the week of a Falmouth Face to Face around Paris Photo, which we combined with family time in the city. Here’s my reflections on the week. Paris Photo is overwhelming. There is so much to see, both good and not so good. And there comes a point when you just say ‘enough’. My standouts were James Nachtwey, Max …

A Prayer from Hell

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In Phnom Penh last week, I met Youk Chhang for the first time. The visit including a lot of such networking activities, in order to start the process of getting my projects executed next year in Cambodia. Youk is the Director of the Documentary Center of Cambodia (DC-Cam), which was founded by Yale University in 1994/5. He has led the …